Book 1 of 2 in the A Dog's Purpose Series
Author: W. Bruce Cameron
A Dogs Purpose--the #1 New York Times bestseller--is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dogs Purpose, from director Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. The family film told from the dogs perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dogs Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland, TVs Gilmore Girls). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures. Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.
Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dogs Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dogs many lives, but also a dogs-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.
Baileys story continues in A Dogs Journey, the charming New York Times and USA Today bestselling direct sequel to A Dogs Purpose.